Reducing Plastic Waste with Gogo Bags (Review)

“Only 12% of the world’s plastic is recycled”. That is what I heard last weekend while listening to the Sunday Edition on CBC radio. This means that the rest of the plastic is sitting in our landfills and flooding our oceans. Hearing that statistic was heartbreaking especially when there are alternatives to using plastic but…

Create your Zero Waste Kitchen with these Tips!

Creating a zero waste kitchen can seem impossible. Although it seems daunting, once changes have been made they are easy to maintain even if you still want to buy the occasional food item that contains waste. It has been freezing cold outside and the only good thing about not being able to play outside for…

Buttons Diapers Review: Cloth diapering made easy

Cloth diapering can be overwhelming and it starts when you first try to buy cloth diapers. If you can get past the terminology then you have just scratched the surface of learning about cloth diapers.  Then comes the whole washing process … Don’t get me started. I mean I just want to have a baby…

Cloth Diapering on the Go

I have to admit that cloth diapering was one of my biggest concerns for the Green UP challenge. I was worried that cloth diapering would cut into my adventure time with the girls and that we would have constant diaper changes or blow outs. Luckily the cloth diapers we chose made exploring a breeze. I…

Embracing each stage of life…

Embracing each stage of our daughters’ lives has been so important to the enjoyment of our outdoor family activities. Before they  could walk,  our hearts would swell as we watched them simply explore tiny rocks or dig in the sand. These little moments in the early days are wonderful BUT… the excitement that comes when…